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Rongrong DeVoe is available for commission work and live sketch events of all kinds, clients including Fashion/Beauty companies, PR/Marketing firms, AD agencies, Magazines & weddings. To book Rongrong, please submit the form to the right. Thank you!

Due to her schedule, she is not be able to take on personal work.

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1259 Bonner Street
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Rongrong DeVoe is a freelance fashion and lifestyle illustrator based in Houston, TX, US. Serving New York, London, Paris and worldwide. Her fashion Illustration has been featured on Vogue, InStyle and Buzz Feed. Her clients include Chanel, Dior, Neiman Marcus, Target, Maybelline etc. She also live sketch runway models during New York Fashion Week. She is available for various kinds of fashion, editorial and commercial illustrations as well as live sketching at fashion parties/events.

 

Blog

Welcome to Rongrong Devoe's fashion illustration blog. In this blog you will see the latest updates of my fashion illustration projects, my illustration commissions, my fashion illustration tutorials and fashion events. 

2015 - A year of being a fashion illustrator

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A year of being a full time fashion illustrator Rongrong DeVoe

A year of being a full time fashion illustrator Rongrong DeVoe

What an amazing 2015! I am so grateful I was able to grow my fashion illustration shop and work with some wonderful brands that I previously could only dream of!

Here are some of my favorite projects of 2015:

I teamed up with Scholastic to illustrate a fashion illustration book called Fashion Profile which will be published in the spring of 2016. Woo hoo! Super excited!!!

Teen Vogue back to school live sketch event

Teen Vogue back to school live sketch event

Live sketching at the Teen Vogue back to school event with Simon mall in Austin over the summer. Read about my 8 hours of live sketching here.

Rachel Zoe SS16 collection at NYFW by Rongrong DeVoe

Rachel Zoe SS16 collection at NYFW by Rongrong DeVoe

It was a busy September. I went to New York Fashion Week as a fashion illustrator for the first time. Even though it was only four days I was amazed by the whole experience. Read my recap here.

Lastly, It was a dream come true when I heard from ELLE.com that they wanted to hire me to create 5 illustrations for Banana Republic for their holiday campaign. ELLE magazine was my favorite fashion magazine growing up. I used to draw from it all the time and dream one day I could create fashion illustrations for them.  When I saw the article on their site, I felt my teenage self jumping and dancing inside me! 

A few unforgettable PR moments:

My first TV appearance on Great Day Houston.  Check the segment here

Rongrong DeVoe, Houston Fashion Illustrator on The Every Girl

Rongrong DeVoe, Houston Fashion Illustrator on The Every Girl

Feature interview on The Every Girl. I am finally the Every girl! It was one of my goals when I started my fashion illustration business. I really appreciated the opportunity to share my story with their audience.

I wrote a blog post with some thoughts and recommendations to anyone who also wants to draw or is at the beginning stage of drawing, especially fashion. 

While I am still new to being an artist/small business owner, I am always learning. I would love to share with you some of my favorite resources. I hope they can help you with your creative journey:

I LOVE to listen to podcasts. Three of my absolute favorites are The Lively Show,  The Fresh Rag Show and Brilliant Business Moms

If you are an artist and just started, like me, there are some great mentors who can give you career advice. These three are my favorites: Jennifer Nelson Artists,  Make Art that sells and the Graphic Artists Guild

Do you have an Etsy shop and want to grow and start making more sales? There are so many Etsy experts, e-books and courses all over the internet. The two e-books I found the most helpful are below. I purchased them myself and experimented with them. I have already seen results after a few weeks.

The Get-Found Guide to Etsy - Get to the First Page of Search with Etsy SEO

How To Start an Etsy Store on a Tight Budget eBook & Workbook

Join me on Snapchat(username: RongrongD)  see my fashion illustration process. Want more tips, tricks about creative business, social media, blogging? join me on Pinterest!

Thank you so much for reading and I hope you enjoyed! Please feel free leave your thoughts, questions, and your favorite podcast, blogs, artists in the comments below.

Until next time,

Rongrong